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space

space

 
pronunciation:
speIs
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the area that contains the entire material world and its events.
synonyms:
cosmos, universe
definition 2: the area that contains the entire universe; outer space.
They sent a rocket into space.
synonyms:
outer space
definition 3: an empty area or place.
There is a space in the back row of the room.
synonyms:
distance, opening, room
similar words:
blank, gap
definition 4: a period of time.
I got two phone calls in the space of five minutes.
synonyms:
period, spell, stretch
similar words:
room
definition 5: an area set aside for a particular use.
Your car is in my parking space.
synonyms:
place, spot
similar words:
position
definition 6: the empty place between printed words.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: spaced, spaces, spacing
definition: to arrange using spaces.
They spaced the chairs closer together so more would fit in the room.We spaced the books close together on the table.
similar words:
arrange, array, distribute, line up, order, organize, place, range, rank, set
derivation: spacer (n.)
Word Builder: space +
  • spacecraft:
    a vehicle for traveling in space.
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some constellations and stars in space
some descriptions associated with space
some elements of space space
some people associated with space
some places associated with space
some planets in space
some things conventionally associated with space
study of space